Caretaker's Bridge bill could grow for Hoosick

There are 4 comments on the Bennington Banner story from Oct 15, 2010, titled Caretaker's Bridge bill could grow for Hoosick. In it, Bennington Banner reports that:

The town board received word from the Federal Highway Administration that $36,380 of federal stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the replacement of Caretaker's Bridge may be lost, potentially leaving the town to foot the bill.

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Bob Bowman

Mechanicville, NY

#1 Oct 16, 2010
This is something that is done up front by the Agency that is supervising the construction, not after the fact. They should know what the contract documents require. They are responsible to oversee the construction and ensure that the structure is built according to the contract documents. The cost of the casing steel is a minimal amount of the cost of a micropile, this sounds like Washing bean counter trying to help us?
Nick

Washington, DC

#2 Oct 16, 2010
The stimulus was an incongruous piece of leglislation that simply subsidized inefficient local and state governments and paid for useless pork barrel projects like this one..

Joke.
HFV

United States

#3 Oct 16, 2010
Don't worry people, Keith Slippery will figure this out! That's why we voted for him........
Lance Tankman

Los Angeles, CA

#4 Jul 31, 2013
I wonder if you could just switch some of the material over to micropiles. They are generally pretty easy to work with and they are more cheap than other materials. http://swc.bc.ca/foundation-support

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